Back to School Literacy Unit, TRIBES, Autobiography/Biography Smartboard & PDF

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Your first month of Literacy is all here in this unit and ready to use! This is the perfect way to greet your students back to school, while creating a caring classroom community.

What's Included:
Smartboard file (76 Pages)
PDF Handouts (files linked in Smartboard file, 60 pages)
- All links to videos, copies of song lyrics
- Most readings included, you will need to locate a few popular books (some of them are on Youtube)
- Success criteria checklists
- Teacher assessment rubric

Books Required:
For this unit you will need to locate the following picture books:
First Day Jitters, by Julie Danneberg
My Mouth Is A Volcano, by Julie Cook

All other texts are included in the file!

Description:
In this series of 15 lessons students will take part in a variety of icebreaker activities, establish classroom agreements (TRIBES) through shared readings, write an autobiographical incident or biography and more!

Lessons:
Lesson#1 - Welcome, procedures, homework agreement, discipline plan. Shared Readings: Classroom Motto, create classroom banner. First Day Jitters, popcorn writing activity. New Years Resolutions clip and writing activity. TRIBES Agreement One, attentive listening, read-aloud, "My Mouth is A Volcano"
Lesson #2 - Back to school survival kit, teacher survival kit. Read-aloud music video "Who Do You Think You Are", TRIBES agreement two,acceptance/no put downs. 4 Corners writing activity.
Lesson #3 - Read-a-loud, The Important Book, and Poem "No Difference", TRIBES agreement three, mutual respect. Community circle activity. Alpha Boxes ice breaker activity.
Lesson #4 - People Bingo ice breaker activity, We Are All Unique icebreaker activity, Read-aloud/music video "Don't Give Up" TRBES agreement four, right to pass/try. The Sweet and Sour writing activity.
Lesson #5 -Autobiography, All About Me Gazette,
Lesson #6 - Autobiography, Inside My Head activity
Lesson #7 - Autobiography, I Am Poem
Lesson #8 - Autobiography, My t-shirt Vacation, Shared Reading Autobiographical Letter, Writing A Friendly Letter, Success Criteria
Lesson #9 - Autobiographical Letter writing
Lesson #10 - Shared Reading autobiographical incident, "My Two Chipped Teeth, Features of an autobiographical Incident, Journal entry autobio incident.
Lesson #11 - Student Moderation autobio incident, Creating Succes Criteria
Lesson #12 - Shared Reading Biography, Mae Jamison Space Star.
Features of Biographies.
Lesson #12 - Oral Communication, listening. Video JK Rowlings video and quick write.
Lesson #13 - Student Moderation Biographies, Creating Success Criteria. Terry Fox Biography, graphic organizer.
Lesson #14 - Culminating Task, Autobiography or Biography In A Bottle Assignment
Lesson #15 - Oral Language, effective presentations.
Lesson #16 - Presentations ot Auto/Bio Bottles.

Duration:
Approximately I Month*


Total Pages
136
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Back to School Literacy Unit, TRIBES, Autobiography/Biogra
Back to School Literacy Unit, TRIBES, Autobiography/Biogra
Back to School Literacy Unit, TRIBES, Autobiography/Biogra
Back to School Literacy Unit, TRIBES, Autobiography/Biogra